Japan's Emperor thanks medical workers on frontlines

Japan's Emperor thanks medical workers on frontlines

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has expressed his gratitude to the country's medical workers. His majesty is attending religiou...

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Govt task force on coronavirus discuss extension of state of emergency

Govt task force on coronavirus discuss extension of state of emergency

A Japanese government task force of experts on the novel coronavirus are discussing the extension of the nationwide stat...

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Survey: Less than 30 percent in Japan work from home

Survey: Less than 30 percent in Japan work from home

Less than 30 percent of those surveyed in Japan say they work remotely. The poll conducted jointly by the country's Heal...

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Japan may extend national state of emergency

Japan may extend national state of emergency

Japan's government is looking to extend the national state of emergency declaration for at least a month. Sources say th...

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Japan looking to reopen schools following extended closures due to pandemic

Japan looking to reopen schools following extended closures due to pandemic

Japan's government is looking to reopen schools by taking measures to divide up classes to decrease the amount of studen...

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Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

Japan's largest decline in jobs to applicant ratio since 1992 asset bubble burst

apan's ratio of job offers to applicants fell in March for a third straight month, the worst decline since January 1992,...

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Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

Tokyo Tower says 'Arigato' to medical workers

11 towers across Japan including the iconic Tokyo Tower are being lit up in blue light, a color chosen globally to thank...

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Japan Medical Association chief says state of emergency will be difficult to lift as scheduled

Japan Medical Association chief says state of emergency will be difficult to lift as scheduled

The chairman of the Japan Medical Association says it will be difficult for the government to lift the state of emergenc...

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Japan to ban entry from 14 more countries

Japan to ban entry from 14 more countries

The Japanese government decides to expand its entry ban to 14 more countries such as Russia for a total of 87 nations an...

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Less commuters amid Tokyo's 'stay home' campaign

Less commuters amid Tokyo's 'stay home' campaign

Less commuters are seen in Tokyo's major stations on Monday morning amid the metropolitan government's "stay home" campa...

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